level of significance
Date: 1925 the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis in a statistical test when it is true — called also significance level

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  • level of significance — reikšmingumo lygis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. level of significance; significance level vok. Sicherheitsschwelle, f rus. уровень значимости, f pranc. niveau de significance, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • level of significance — the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis in a statistical test when it is true called also significance level * * * Statistics. See significance level. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • level of significance — Statistics. See significance level. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • level of significance — probability that the correct result will occur outside of a confidence interval (Statistics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • significance level — level of significance the probability of incorrectly rejecting the null hypothesis when such a hypothesis is tested. Denoted α. See also Type I error, under error …   Medical dictionary

  • significance tests — A variety of statistical techniques are used in empirical social research in order to establish whether a relationship between sample variables may be inferred to apply to the population from which the sample was drawn. These techniques assess… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • significance level — noun : level of significance herein * * * (in the statistical test of a hypothesis) the maximum probability of a Type I error for all distributions consistent with the null hypothesis. Also called level of significance. [1945 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • significance level — reikšmingumo lygis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. level of significance; significance level vok. Sicherheitsschwelle, f rus. уровень значимости, f pranc. niveau de significance, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • significance level — (in the statistical test of a hypothesis) the maximum probability of a Type I error for all distributions consistent with the null hypothesis. Also called level of significance. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • significance level — noun Date: 1947 level of significance …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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